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When 560-pound Eric Hites was dropped off by his dad on the side of the road in Massachusetts with his $170 bike last month, nobody believed that he’d actually start pedaling across the entire country. But he had nothing to lose.

And he wanted his wife back.

At 40 years old and weighing more than a quarter-ton, Hites hit a wall in life  …  More

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Even by cycling standards, the footage is hard to watch.

During stage three of the Tour de France yesterday, an enormous crash in the main peloton threw a host of riders off their bikes. In the ensuing melee, William Bonnet, who appeared to trigger the crash when he clipped a wheel, broke a cervical vertebra, while yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara went somersaulting dramatically into a roadside hedge, his bicycle pirouetting in the air behind him.

Of course, cycling and Le Tour are no strangers to crashes. Notoriously, this is a hard man’s game, requiring riders to   …  More

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Pon Holdings of the Netherlands has acquired Santa Cruz Bicycles. The Californian MTB company was founded in 1993 by former professional skateboarder Rob Roskopp and his associate Rich Novak.

Under new ownershiop, the company will continue to be based in Santa Cruz and Rob Roskopp will   …  More

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